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Flywire and Tribal Group Partner to Offer Integrated Solution

Strategic Partnership Makes Flywire the Preferred Payment Partner of Tribal Group, the Leading Student Information System in EMEA and APAC Flywire’s Integrated Offering with Tribal Group Delivers a Seamless Payment Experience for Students and Operational Efficiency for Higher Education Institutions BOSTON and BRISTOL, UK, March 08, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — …

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If Congress Can’t Strengthen Workers’ Rights, the Administration Will Go It Alone

Earlier this month, the Biden administration laid out a roadmap to advance the rights of American workers in its Report of the Working Group on Organizing and Empowering Workers. Led by Vice President Harris and Secretary of Labor Marty Walsh, and made up of representatives from 20 federal agencies, the …

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Construction Associations Ask Congress to Support Fair and Open Competition Act

istock.com/vittaya25 WASHINGTON — Associated Builders and Contractors and a coalition of 19 associations and organizations representing the construction industry and business community have sent a letter to Congress expressing support for the Fair and Open Competition Act (S. 403/HR 1284), sponsored by Senator Todd Young, R-Ind., and Rep. Ted Budd, …

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Congress considers how to change the Voter Count Act of 1887 after blocking voting rights

The Electoral Count Act is a murky piece of legislation that has recently come under scrutiny, a year after the Jan. 6 attack on the US Capitol by supporters of former President Donald Trump. Trump has tried to pressure former Vice President Mike Pence to block certification of the 2020 …

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Democrats unveil bill to reform voter count law

Democrats unveil legislation to reform voter count law in response to Trump’s bid to void election, clarify VP does NOT have to reject voters from state Senate Democrats unveiled their proposal to make it much harder for lawmakers to oppose certification of a presidential election The plan also clarifies that …

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QIAGEN’s Commitment to LGBTQ+ and Gender Equality Recognized by Human Rights Campaign and Bloomberg Indexes

HILDEN, Germany & GERMANTOWN, Maryland–(BUSINESS WIRE)–QIAGEN NV (NYSE: QGEN; Frankfurt Prime Standard: QIA) today announced that its commitment to workplace diversity and gender equality has been recognized through its inclusion in the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s US LGBTQ+ Corporate Equality Index (CEI) and the Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index ( GEI). QIAGEN’s …

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Joe Biden withdraws from Congress with a reputation as a ragged negotiator

President Biden campaigned as a shrewd Senate negotiator who would bring the two sides together, but he is abandoning that model after a year of failure in the White House. Although he served 36 years in the Senate, Mr. Biden admitted after a year as president that his entire experience …

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New Jersey’s LGBTQ+ Laws Ranked in Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s 2021 State Equality Index

Despite Most Anti-Transgender Legislative Season in History, Record Number of States Rank in Top Tier WASHINGTON—Today, the Human Rights Campaign Foundation, the educational arm of the nation’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ+) civil rights organization, and the Equality Federation Institute published its 8th annual edition State Equality …

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Frankly: ‘I was attacked during the 2016 campaign simply because I was a Muslim,’ says Huma Abedin, former Hillary Clinton staffer

DUBAI: Some US politicians made Muslims the bogeyman in the 2016 election won by former President Donald Trump, a prominent American Muslim has told Arab News. Huma Abedin, chief of staff to defeated Democratic Party candidate Hillary Clinton, said she endured calls for her investigation by a Republican congressman in …

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Tinubu critics are enemies of Nigeria, group says – The Sun Nigeria

By Noé Ebije, Kaduna As Nigerians enter the era of declarations for the 2023 presidency, a notable socio-political organization, the Disciples of Jagaban (DOJ), has declared those who oppose the candidacy of Senator Bola Ahmed Tinubu as collective enemies of the masses. . The DOJ has urged the masses to …

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Senate Democrats pledge to build muscle through voting rights legislation. A look at what their proposals would do

But to do so, he must accomplish a near impossible feat of persuading reluctant senators in his own caucus to change the rules of the chamber to bypass the 60-vote threshold needed to overcome repeated blockades of bills by Republicans. Despite backing the voting measures, two of his fellow Democrats …

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One year after insurgency, Senator Markey says Congress must pass voting rights bill

Senator Ed Markey said Democrats are determined to pass federal voting rights legislation – despite unanimous opposition from Republicans in the Senate. The Massachusetts Democrat said the bill was especially needed now, as Republican-led legislatures in several states passed laws to make it harder to vote – and easier to …

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Biparty Senate group calls for elections amid reform talks

A bipartisan group spoke on election legislation on Wednesday as Democrats push to change Senate rules so they can vote for themselves. GOP Sen. Susan collinsSusan Margaret Collins Biparty Senate group calls for elections amid reform talks US lawmakers assess new COVID-19 stimulus funding for businesses Biden’s court choices face …

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Senator Warnock highlights urgent need for Congress to pass voting rights law

On Tuesday afternoon, Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer said in the aftermath of the Jan.6 attack on the U.S. Capitol that Republicans were drafting new election laws that punish blacks and minorities for their growing voting power. These bills were also designed to promote “electoral integrity” after former President Donald …

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Congress wants to talk to Ohio Rep. Jim Jordan about January 6 insurgency, Trump Communications | Ohio News | Cincinnati

Photo: public domain Jim jordan Ohio Rep. Jim Jordan receives a special gift this Christmas. Or maybe the United States is? Investigating all aspects of the violent January 6 insurgency at the United States Capitol in Washington DC, the United States House of Representatives has requested a meeting with Jordan …

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U.S. lawmaker behind pro-crypto legislation to introduce clean crypto bill in 2022

Pro-bitcoin Senator Cynthia Lummis of the United States plans to introduce a comprehensive crypto bill next year that will explain how different digital assets will be classified and taxed. Pro-Bitcoin Senator Makes Crypto Bill Senator Cynthia Lummis, a Bitcoin evangelist, plans to introduce a comprehensive crypto bill in the New …

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Why electing Christy Smith to Congress is essential

LONG BEACH – In a tweet early Friday morning, Long Beach Mayor Robert Garcia announced he would run for the Congressional seat currently held by Representative Alan Lowenthal (D-CA47), who yesterday announced he was withdrawing from Congress. Hi everyone, I am running for Congress. My mother brought me to this …

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Trillium-led investor group urges Starbucks to respect union vote, move ‘quickly’

Investors with trillions in assets under management urge Starbucks respect the workers who successfully voted Thursday to host at least one local cafe in Buffalo, New York. Signatories include New York City Comptroller Scott M. Stringer, Northwest Coalition for Responsible Investment, Sustainable Advisors Alliance and more. Trillium owns approximately $ …

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Trump campaign lawyer wrote two memos claiming Pence could stop Biden’s win

In an unpublished second memo dated Jan.5, Ellis made a more technical legal argument that she made to Jay Sekulow, one of Trump’s outside lawyers. Sekulow represented Trump in his first impeachment and in a series of legal battles during his administration, but he had minimal involvement in Trump’s election …

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Proposed EU law could give concert workers employee rights

As many as 4.1 million temporary workers in the European Union moved closer to full employment status on Thursday, when the European Commission, the EU’s executive arm, released a bill that would effectively grant them full employment status. employee rights. Currently, the burden of proof of employment status in the …

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Trumpist Stonewalling campaign could defeat January 6 committee

He also provided text messages, including “an SMS exchange on November 6, 2020 with a congressman apparently about appointing alternate voters in some states as part of a plan which the member said would be” highly controversial. “and to which Mr. Meadows apparently said,” I love him, “according to the …

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Lawmakers must tackle costly legislation until end of December – People’s World

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer is pushing this month for passage of much of Biden’s agenda in the Senate, which will be at the center of congressional action this month. this. | J. Scott Applewhite / AP WASHINGTON — Every December, it seems, Congress turns into one word: Crunch. After …

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Ocasio-Cortez leads campaign to bring immigration reform back into reconciliation

In a letter to Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-New York) and other Democratic leaders, Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-New York) and 90 other Democratic House colleagues urged the Senate to add immigration reform proposals that had been previously deleted. of the Build Back Better Act in the bill. Legislators plead …

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Members of Congress on signing of bipartite infrastructure bill | DC News | Oakland News Now

Oakland News Now – Members of Congress on signing of bipartite infrastructure bill – video made by the YouTube channel with the logo in the upper left corner of the video. OaklandNewsNow.com is the original blog post for this type of video blog content. Members of Congress share just a …

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Pro-Biden group to spend $ 10 million on high-profile campaign touting president’s economic agenda

Building Back Together, the pro-Biden outdoor organization that formed earlier this year with the blessing of the White House, is starting that work with a $ 10 million ad campaign to tout the infrastructure proposal across the countries, including Arizona, Georgia, New Hampshire, Nevada, Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin – all states …

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Pamplin Media Group – Teacher prosecution: Newberg Pride, BLM ban violates freedom of expression

The teachers’ union lawsuit claims the board’s ban on political symbols violates state and federal laws. In late August, the Newberg Education Association, the union that represents more than 280 teachers in the school district, announced that it would sue the Newberg School District and four members of its board …

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